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Virginia Governor Restores Voting Rights to More Than 200,000 People Convicted of Felonies Virginia Governor Restores Voting Rights to More Than 200,000 People Convicted of Felonies

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe issued an executive order Friday restoring voting rights to people convicted of felonies. In Virginia, the law barring felons from voting dates back to the Civil War; the governor said today that the state “cannot achieve its full potential until all men and women are eligible for…

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